The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Load Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 733 766
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 148 178 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 119 158 141
Median salary £49,000 £52,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.10% +21.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £80,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  

Load Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75142 82315 90296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60877 69674 74649
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Load Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in England

Load Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing in England.

Salary trend for Load Testing in England

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in England

Load Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 55 £65,000 - 11
South East +54 30 £50,000 +42.85% 3
South West +4 25 £42,500 +3.03% 1
North West -43 12 £45,000 +9.75% 1
East of England -29 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +10 7 £31,000 -34.73% 2
East Midlands - 4 £26,500 -
Yorkshire -14 2 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Load Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 182 (53.37%) Test Automation
2 170 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (36.95%) SQL
4 117 (34.31%) Selenium
5 111 (32.55%) C#
6 108 (31.67%) QA
7 94 (27.57%) JavaScript
8 90 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (26.10%) Java
10 85 (24.93%) BDD
11 81 (23.75%) Scrum
12 80 (23.46%) SQL Server
13 78 (22.87%) Performance Testing
14 73 (21.41%) Jenkins
15 72 (21.11%) Microsoft
16 71 (20.82%) XML
16 71 (20.82%) Computer Science
17 67 (19.65%) Test Scripting
18 62 (18.18%) ISTQB
19 61 (17.89%) Software Testing
19 61 (17.89%) Linux
19 61 (17.89%) HTML
19 61 (17.89%) Cucumber
20 60 (17.60%) Non-Functional Testing
20 60 (17.60%) JSON
21 59 (17.30%) Finance
21 59 (17.30%) CSS
21 59 (17.30%) Security Testing
22 58 (17.01%) .NET
23 56 (16.42%) Amazon AWS

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (7.92%) CMS
2 25 (7.33%) Apache
3 18 (5.28%) IIS
4 13 (3.81%) nginx
5 8 (2.35%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.05%) Confluence
6 7 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.17%) WordPress
8 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) Tornado
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 56 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.45%) SaaS
4 12 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.05%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.88%) Fastly
9 2 (0.59%) Akamai
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.59%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.59%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.29%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.40%) Internet
2 14 (4.11%) HTTP
3 11 (3.23%) Firewall
4 5 (1.47%) DNS
5 4 (1.17%) SSL
6 3 (0.88%) WAN
7 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.29%) ATM
8 1 (0.29%) FTP
8 1 (0.29%) LAN
8 1 (0.29%) MPLS
8 1 (0.29%) SMTP
8 1 (0.29%) VoIP
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
8 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 46 (13.49%) MySQL
3 21 (6.16%) Big Data
4 16 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.23%) Redis
5 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.05%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.59%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.59%) OLAP
11 2 (0.59%) SSDT
12 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 117 (34.31%) Selenium
2 73 (21.41%) Jenkins
3 61 (17.89%) Cucumber
4 55 (16.13%) JMeter
5 52 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (15.25%) WebDriver
6 44 (12.90%) SpecFlow
7 43 (12.61%) JIRA
8 39 (11.44%) Git (software)
9 38 (11.14%) Visual Studio
10 22 (6.45%) TeamCity
11 17 (4.99%) SoapUI
12 12 (3.52%) Appium
12 12 (3.52%) NUnit
12 12 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (3.23%) Grunt
14 10 (2.93%) Gatling
15 7 (2.05%) Eclipse
15 7 (2.05%) The Grinder
15 7 (2.05%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (17.30%) Finance
2 20 (5.87%) Retail
3 15 (4.40%) Publishing
4 7 (2.05%) Back Office
5 5 (1.47%) Games
5 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 4 (1.17%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.17%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (24.05%) Developer
2 60 (17.60%) Test Engineer
3 59 (17.30%) Analyst
4 39 (11.44%) Test Automation Engineer
4 39 (11.44%) Tester
5 36 (10.56%) QA Analyst
5 36 (10.56%) Test Analyst
6 32 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (8.80%) QA Leader
8 29 (8.50%) Administrator
9 28 (8.21%) QA Engineer
9 28 (8.21%) QA Test Analyst
10 26 (7.62%) Automation Test Analyst
10 26 (7.62%) QA Tester
11 24 (7.04%) C# Developer
12 22 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
13 21 (6.16%) DBA
13 21 (6.16%) SQL DBA
14 18 (5.28%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.82%) XML
2 61 (17.89%) HTML
3 60 (17.60%) JSON
4 59 (17.30%) CSS
5 58 (17.01%) .NET
6 54 (15.84%) AngularJS
7 51 (14.96%) Web Services
8 47 (13.78%) Node.js
9 44 (12.90%) HTML5
10 43 (12.61%) jQuery
11 41 (12.02%) React
12 40 (11.73%) Ajax
12 40 (11.73%) Backbone.js
13 25 (7.33%) ASP.NET
14 22 (6.45%) RESTful
15 21 (6.16%) Gherkin
16 19 (5.57%) SOAP
17 18 (5.28%) LAMP
18 15 (4.40%) JDBC
18 15 (4.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.82%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.32%) Algorithms
3 40 (11.73%) Data Structures
4 38 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (8.50%) User Experience
7 25 (7.33%) Fintech
8 18 (5.28%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.64%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.76%) Life Science
10 6 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.88%) iPad
12 3 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.88%) Replication
12 3 (0.88%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.88%) Xbox
13 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.89%) Linux
2 45 (13.20%) Windows
3 12 (3.52%) CentOS
4 8 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Unix
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (53.37%) Test Automation
2 170 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (24.93%) BDD
5 81 (23.75%) Scrum
6 78 (22.87%) Performance Testing
7 67 (19.65%) Test Scripting
8 61 (17.89%) Software Testing
9 60 (17.60%) Non-Functional Testing
10 59 (17.30%) Security Testing
11 53 (15.54%) DevOps
12 48 (14.08%) OO
13 46 (13.49%) Regression Testing
14 43 (12.61%) OOD
15 42 (12.32%) Test Strategy
16 40 (11.73%) Complexity Analysis
16 40 (11.73%) E-Commerce
16 40 (11.73%) Front End Development
17 37 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
18 36 (10.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 126 (36.95%) SQL
2 111 (32.55%) C#
3 94 (27.57%) JavaScript
4 89 (26.10%) Java
5 34 (9.97%) T-SQL
6 32 (9.38%) Python
7 28 (8.21%) PHP
8 24 (7.04%) Ruby
9 19 (5.57%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.64%) Perl
12 8 (2.35%) C
12 8 (2.35%) Go
12 8 (2.35%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.05%) C++
13 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.76%) ES6
14 6 (1.76%) JSX
15 4 (1.17%) Scala
16 3 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 62 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 47 (13.78%) ISEB
3 29 (8.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (6.16%) Degree
5 14 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.59%) MCAD
8 2 (0.59%) MCPD
9 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (31.67%) QA
2 15 (4.40%) ISO 14001
2 15 (4.40%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (5.87%) Docker
2 12 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.93%) Varnish
4 8 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.17%) vCloud
7 3 (0.88%) HDFS
8 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (11.14%) Ansible
2 24 (7.04%) Puppet
3 19 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.35%) Perfmon
5 7 (2.05%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.76%) Salt
7 4 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.17%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.88%) Ambari
8 3 (0.88%) Kibana
9 2 (0.59%) Grafana
9 2 (0.59%) Terraform
10 1 (0.29%) Consul
10 1 (0.29%) logstash
10 1 (0.29%) Nagios
10 1 (0.29%) Packer
10 1 (0.29%) Rancher
10 1 (0.29%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.29%) StatsD
10 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.52%) Google
2 12 (3.52%) VMware
3 9 (2.64%) Rackspace
4 8 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.47%) New Relic
6 4 (1.17%) HP
6 4 (1.17%) LexisNexis
6 4 (1.17%) Perforce
6 4 (1.17%) SAP
7 3 (0.88%) IBM
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle
8 2 (0.59%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.59%) RedGate
8 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.59%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) F5
9 1 (0.29%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.29%) Splunk
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £135000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, great benefits and bonus.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birkenhead
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago